The IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery neurosurgeons train medical students, residents and fellows in neurological diagnosis, clinical treatments and neurosurgical techniques to ensure high-quality neurosurgical care is available for generations to come. IU School of Medicine traditionally generates more students entering neurosurgical training than any other medical school in the country. Our residency and fellowship training programs are highly sought after as excellent educational opportunities for trainees from around the country.
The Department frequently hosts international trainees and observers to further propagate knowledge and skills from our faculty. We also host graduate students and post-doctoral students in laboratory and other research efforts. Department faculty and residents participate in the education of numerous interdisciplinary fields and many residents pursue advanced degrees during their training. Collaborative educational programs in multiple disciplines is a highlight of the Department.